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Star athletes like fish out of water at Tahoe golf
San Diego Union Tribune - United States - It's one thing to ride a bike as fast as Lance Armstrong, drive the lane like Michael Jordan, throw a pass like Carson Palmer or catch one like Jerry Rice.

But hit a golf ball in front of a big crowd?

“Golf,” Armstrong says, stretching out the word like a British sports analyst. “It's a whole 'nother sport, whole 'nother beast. Hell, I get nervous when the lady in the beverage cart pulls up on the tee box.”

And he's not even in the tournament.

The seven-time champion of the Tour de France is set to play in the pro-am event preceding the American
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Posted 7/6/2007 12:07:13 PM | Permalink
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Pine Bluff takes stock as floodwaters ebb
Street Department Director Rick Rhoden said he could not put an estimate on the damage done throughout the city but that the costs of repair would certainly be "high dollar." Standing near the Street Department equipment room Sunday, where a couple of ... KTHV

Delta region preparing for potential flooding as Gordon approaches Arkansas KTHV
"As long as we don't get more than inch or inch and a half an hour we maintain pretty good,” Rick Rhoden said. Rhoden, street department director, said at least five crews spent Wednesday, Sept. 5, clearing out ditches alongside the road. He said the ...

Concord Monitor

A toast to Bob Tewksbury, a local hall of famer
Concord Monitor
Rick Rhoden? The veteran had told the rookie that he needed to tip his cap under those circumstances, let the crowd know he appreciated their appreciation, so when manager Lou Piniella took the ball from Tewksbury in the 8th inning that April night so ...

MLB Easter Sunday scores, highlights, updates, news: Angels' Shohei Ohtani makes pitching debut
Thanks to a scheduling quirk, the first Sunday of the 2018 baseball season does not feature a full 15-game slate. There are 12 games on the schedule thanks to a doubleheader in Detroit and a rainout in Kansas City. Six teams have a scheduled off-day ...

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo aiming for win at American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Romo has placed second twice, in 2007 when actor Jack Wagner bettered his score, and 2009 to former MLB pitcher Rick Rhoden. And those second-place finishes happened in the midst of his 13-year NFL career where he threw for more yards, more ...

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Through ups and downs, San Diego celebrity golf event celebrates 20 years
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Former major league pitcher Rick Rhoden, who played some events on the PGA Tour Champions, won six of the first 16 tournaments — the last in 2014 when Rhoden was 61 years old. The greatest round was produced by former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer ...

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Barber: Mark Mulder's new gig is dominating American Century golf
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Mark Mulder has a theory about pitching, and how it relates to his current obsession. “Think of it this way: What are the only things in sports that are similar to pitching? Golf and shooting a free throw,” Mulder said by phone recently. “Nothing can ...

Call to the Pen

New York Yankees Rick Rhoden Starts at DH
Call to the Pen
With the advent of the designated hitter, it has become quite rare for a pitcher to hit in an American League park. On this day in 1988, New York Yankees starting pitcher Rick Rhoden became the first pitcher to start a game at DH since the rule came ...
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